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Foxborough Regional Charter School Teacher, Social Studies Middle School Grade 8 [SY24-25] in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. District / School Overview One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals. The Middle School at FRCS serves students in grade 5 - 8. Our goal is to provide students with rigorous academic curriculum, a safe and positive learning environment, and a school where all students feel welcome and have a strong connection to the school community. We take great pride in focusing on our student’s strength and individual differences by honoring diversity and celebrating achievements. Join our team and make a difference in a student’s life. Job Summary: Teaches subject matter and skills to all students, which will contribute to their development as mature, knowledgeable, and responsible learners. Candidates should be able to demonstrate mastery of subject knowledge, common core state standards, a proven ability to manage a classroom, the desire and ability to work up to the standards of a high-performing team, and an entrepreneurial spirit and approach to teaching. Responsibilities: The successful candidate for this position will: Demonstrate knowledge of the state and school district curriculum and academic standards; including knowledge of the ways in which learning takes place and the appropriate levels of cognitive, social, and emotional development for adolescents; Establish a respectful environment of a diverse population of students, developing a classroom learning environment in which each child has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and other children; Facilitate learning for all students using a variety of instructional methods, to provide students with opportunities to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, encourage exploration of ideas, and develop leadership qualities; Reflect on teaching practices, analyzing student learning, development, and growth and apply what is learned to improve instruction; Demonstrate leadership, advocate for the school and it’s students and exhibit high ethical standards; Take responsibility for student academic growth using a variety of assessments and ongoing improvement of instructional practice; General Expectations: Manage oneself by being organized, prepared, and punctual Manage resources, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments Act in ways that directly support the mission and vision of FRCS Learn and grow as a professional Use clear verbal and written communication and active listening skills Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation and professional conduct Contribute to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions, activities, and decision-making Maintain high ethical standards, legal responsibility, and confidentiality Experience serving racially and ethnically diverse student population and a committment to anti-bias, anti-racist education practices Qualifications- Required: Education: Hold a Bachelor’s degree. Hold a Massachusetts Teaching License in the appropriate content area and hold an SEI endorsement Candidates are subject to background checks including, CORI clearance, and fingerprinting Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment. Qualifications- Preferred: Education: Hold a Master’s degree Experience working in an urban school district This position is a part of the FRCSTA bargaining unit. Salary begins at $50,000 and will commensurate with experience, including professional years of service in a school setting and educational attainment. Benefits include offer of medical, dental, employer-paid life insurance, 9 sick days, 2 personal days, and 403 b with match.